Blair School of Music Faculty
Helena Simonett (email)
Assistant Professor of Latin American Studies (Ph.D., UCLA). Associate Director, Center for Latin American Studies, Latin American Music, Banda Music, Mexico. Ethnomusicology: role of religious ceremonies and music to defy the ongoing mestizoization of the Indian way of life in Northwest Mexico; banda and music of the Mexican borderlands.
Thomas Verrier (email)
Director of Wind Studies and Associate Professor of Music (D.MA, University of Colorado). Music education director in Costa Rica and Colombia; Director of the Sistema Nacional de Educación Musical Instituto de Desarrollo Musical (SiNEM) in Costa Rica.